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South Bay Celebrates 100 Days Of Learning

Photo courtesy of West Babylon School District South Bay Elementary School in the West Babylon School District celebrated Valentine’s Day and the 100th day of school on Feb. 14. Students and staff came to school dressed as if they were 100 years old, sporting gray hair and their canes, walkers, glasses and robes. The day […]
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6 Valentine’s Day Traditions

Valentine’s Day is a day of love nestled in the middle of February. Sweethearts use Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to show the people they care about just how deep those feelings run. A 2023 survey from the National Retail Federation found consumers expected to spend $25.9 billion on Valentine’s Day, up from $23.9 billion […]
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Wine And Dessert Pairings

Love is in the air come February, when plenty of sweethearts enjoy romantic evenings together. When the Valentine’s Day meal is through, it is prime time for something sweet. Often individuals feel they have to put away the wine from dinner and switch over to coffee or tea at this point in the meal. However, […]

Start Off Valentine’s Day With Breakfast

Valentine’s Day is about expressing love for special people in your life. One way to do so is to pamper that person as much as possible. That can mean starting the day off with delicious breakfast in bed. Muffins can be prepared in advance and are easy to enjoy in hand for a breakfast that […]

Create A Chocolate Charcuterie Board

Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for people to share their love and affection and of course, sweet treats. Chocolate reigns supreme on this day devoted to sweethearts. While a heart-shaped box of chocolate certainly makes for a delicious gift, those looking to increase the wow factor can put together a trending assortment. Charcuterie boards have […]
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Budget-Friendly Valentine’s Day Ideas

The National Retail Federation indicates Valentine’s Day is the fifth largest spending event in the United States after the winter holidays and Mother’s Day. Each February, people clamber to get gifts for their sweethearts and create romantic memories through fine dining and decadent desserts. According to Finder, a tool used to navigate complex decision-making processes,